Thursday, December 17, 2009

Community Stabilization in Action: New Videos Show Local Efforts to Revitalize Neighborhoods

NeighborWorks America has released three new videos highlighting work being done on the ground by nonprofit organizations to revitalize neighborhoods.

Chelsea Neighborhood Developers, Chelsea, Massachusetts

Over the course of 2009 the City of Chelsea and Chelsea Neighborhood Developers partnered with residents of the Bellingham Hill section of the Shurtleff-Bellingham neighborhood to create a new vision for the area. This video profiles this work and highlights ways Chelsea Neighborhood Developers, the City and residents are working to address the impacts of foreclosure and revitalize the Bellingham Hill neighborhood. View video»

Beyond Housing, St. Louis, Missouri

Beyond Housing, Inc. has worked since 2002 to provide services to thousands of residents in the City of Pagedale in St. Louis County, MO. This video profiles the place-based approach Beyond Housing has taken to stabilize neighborhoods of Pagedale hit hard by the foreclosure crisis. View video»

LaCasa, Inc, Elkhart and Goshen, Indiana

LaCasa, Inc. works in partnership with individuals and community partners to create opportunity for personal growth, family stability and neighborhood improvement. This video profiles the strategies LaCasa, Inc. has used to counter the devastating impact the economic downturn and the rise in foreclosures has had on neighborhoods in Elkhart and Goshen, IN. View video»